A Manitoba summer tradition continues with the province’s free family fishing and provincial park access weekend happening June 12 and 13.
Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen announced that the 2021-22 fishing season officially opens Saturday, May 15 in the southern division and Saturday, May 22 in the rest of the province.
Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen announced that Manitobans can now purchase 2021–22 angling licenses online through the province’s e-licensing website.
Manitobans will be able to get outside and try their luck ice fishing at many of Manitoba’s world-class lakes and rivers during this year’s Winter Family Fishing Weekend, running from Saturday, Feb. 13, to Monday, Feb. 15.
Manitobans are able to enjoy free access to provincial parks this weekend and those wishing to fish may do so without acquiring a licence.
Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises conservation officers recently found two fishers with three times the legal limit of fish during a routine check near Selkirk.
The province has announced that anglers will not need an angling licence to try their luck during this year’s Winter Family Fishing Weekend from February 15 to 17.
Anglers will soon be able to drop a line in the water, and regardless of where they are headed, the public is reminded to follow all fishing rules and requirements to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species.
Recreational angling opens May 12 in southern Manitoba and May 19 in remaining areas, but regardless of where people fish, the province is calling on anglers to respect the rules around moving watercraft, water-related equipment and firewood.